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Sep 30, 2012 8:00am EDT
defense news. muradian. the navy just commissioned its third littoral combat ship. we'll get an update on the controversial 55-ship program. >> plus, helping veterans get better jobs. a new plan from the u.s. chamber of commerce. but first, an exclusive interview with the chief of u.s. air force. space command general william shelton. few commanders are more operationally integral to all arms of u.s. warfighting than the air force space command that develops, launches, and operates the constellations of satellites and ground systems that make possible critical global services from gps, reconnaissance, missile warning, weather communications, or tracking orbiting spacecraft and debris. but developing satellites, launching them, and operating them for long periods of time is expensive business at a time when demand for space-based assets for everything from reconnaissance, surveillance communications, and moving massive amounts of data is soaring. so shelton is leading efforts to cut costs by increasingly leaning on commercial space suppliers. we caught up with general shelton at the air
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Sep 30, 2012 8:00am EDT
sox. top of the fourth inning manny machado makes a great defensive play, turning a double play to get the o's out of the inning. then the 20-year-old breaks a tie with the seventh home run of the year. that's where the score would stay. o's win, tying them for first place in the east with the yankees. final home game of the regular season later today. baltimore city police continue their investigation into what caused a man to die after being taken into police custody. family and friends gathered for the funeral of anthony anderson saturday afternoon at the march funeral home on north avenue. anderson died while being arrested for drug possession in east bill street. his family says police assaulted him, but police will only say the circumstances of the case remain under investigation. supporters say his death highlights issues of police brutality in the city. >> we're tired of the double standard where citizen, if they commit crime, quite frankly, then they are prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. it appears that the law does not apply to police officers. we want them to
NBC
Sep 27, 2012 7:00am EDT
sexual assault. but according to the department of defense, that's only a tiny representation of the real number. which is closer to 19,000. because many victims don't come forward afraid their careers might suffer and knowing how hard it is to get justice. >> we have a moral duty. >> reporter: secretary of defense leon panetta says since taking over last year, he's made this issue a top priority. starting with better prosecution of those who commit these crimes. >> and what do you think of the prosecution rates? just last year only 240 cases were prosecuted of the more than 3,000 or so that were actually reported. >> yeah, it's an outrage that we aren't prosecuting. >> are rapists getting away with rape? >> look, these are tough cases, let's understand. as a lawyer, i look and know how tough these cases are sometimes. but, the fact is we can do this. we need to improve the investigations. and we need to ensure that we have prosecutors who are willing to bring these cases to court and make sure that these people don't get away. >> reporter: but that resolve is being tested right now with
NBC
Sep 29, 2012 8:00am EDT
convictions thrown out because she tampered with the evidence. >> i think the defense lawyer interviewed in this case was right, which is some miscarriages of justice will be righted here. some innocent people get out of jail. a whole lot of people are going to get out of jail, too. >> do we have any sense of why she did this? she hasn't been clear on that. she said she just wanted to be the best worker possible. i think we all understand, if you're going to be the best worker possible, you're not faking results. i think there may be a kind of a sub text here which is -- this could all be cbs's fault -- in the world of csi, the programs we broadcast, it has taken the work of the crime lab which used to be a fairly dull, civil service, going through the motions job, and glamorized it into this really cool profession that has drawn a lot of people who wanted to be associated with it. kind of the new genre of police heroes. here is a woman who wasn't really qualified, overstated her qualifications and wanted to be the hero of the police lab. i think a lot of this is she wanted to be really
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Sep 29, 2012 5:00am PDT
age post-taliban, is that in itself the best defense of the taliban coming back into power, folks who would stand firm? >> maybe not. the taliban is an armed group. these schoolgirls are not going to fight against the taliban. they are all very worried about what is going to happen in this country. and we've spoken to politicians, political analysts, and they think after these troops leave that there could be a civil war in this country, and many afghans now don't remember 9/11. they just remember ten years of war. and they're asking themselves why? why did this happen? why did we have to have all of this war for ten years? >> 300,000 afghan troops, local police, national police have been trained. the strategy to get these folks home is to turn it over to afghan troops. questions about readiness and supplies and that sort of thing. but are they fighting an enemy who has an organization -- are the taliban fragmented? are they the fighting force that they used to be? >> there are many groups. we all call them the taliban. there's different groups that fall under the umbrella of the tali
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Sep 30, 2012 6:00am PDT
years in the corps when i retire, i know our defense is well taken care of. good job, sweetheart. excuse me, soldier. >> what do you say, victoria? >> i just want to say that i am so proud of my dad and i'm so proud of myself and that i made it and i'm here to serve and i'm just so proud. >> well, we're all proud of you. i'm going to get choked up here, too. thanks so much for your service and yours as well and you let her join the army. marine. >> hey, what's wrong with the army? all right. all right. >> victoria, congratulations and lieutenant colonel, thanks so much. thanks to all of you for being here and for what you do. we're all proud of you. a quick program note before we say good-bye. nbc news special coverage called "at the brink" continues tonight on "nbc nightly news," some of the most dangerous conflicts around the world and what's at stake for americans here at home. >> all right, lester, please, get home safely. great work over there. we'll see you when you do. have a great day, everyone. bye-bye.
NBC
Oct 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
. i'll cut taxes, but i'll tell you later how we're going to pay for it. defense spending, how we're going to pay for it, and fundamentally, this was his pattern all night long. but what i said last week was that i thought he'd give a strong performance, and he did give a strong performance, but that's what it was, a performance. the american people want the honest truth about where we need to go as a country, how we rebuild this economy, the middle class. and that's what the president did last night. and people respect that. >> you know, david, a lot of your supporters were dismayed and frankly mystified to not hear the president go after romney on things like his remarks on the 47% of america. he didn't repeat bain capital attacks, attacks about the tax return, these are staples of your campaign. has he abandoned those attacks? or did he make a strategic decision not to be aggressive in this debate? >> no, he made a decision to discuss fundamental issues facing this country. there's no doubt these are issues in the campaign. your past, your record are part of the campaign. governor
NBC
Oct 2, 2012 7:00am EDT
right, and put the president on the defensive a few times, he'll gain. >> last thing on this, what do you think of the expectations game going on where each candidate is trying to outdo each other by complimenting each other's debating prowess? is this absurd or does it matter? >> like a football game, those people, play it down, tamp it down. it's all a game. you know that. >> let's talk about the book, "killing kennedy," a natural follow to "killing lincoln," and how did you feel about president kennedy and did that change over the course of the book? >> i was at chaminade high school over in long island and people don't know who john kennedy was. that's number one. after reading "killing kennedy," you'll know who the man is, both good and bad. we don't hold anything back. you'll know everything about him. and number two, they don't really know how he was killed, and we got access to the fbi agent who was assigned to lorna oswald. we know everything he did from the time he met marina in russia until the time he pulled the trigger. this is all new information. i think people will
NBC
Oct 3, 2012 7:00am PDT
. he put barack obama on the defensive, or he should be, given his horrific record on the economy and on national security. i think he will do that. i think he will be tough with the president. i don't think the president will react particularly well to that because i don't think the president gets people who are very tough with him very often, and i think that interplay i think will be the key moment of the night. >> you see more people optimistic about the economy. you see the president's poll numbers improving with regard to handling the economy. yet you still believe he's quite vulnerable. the polls are tightening. why and where? >> look, i think fundamentally the american public realize that barack obama has failed in his transformation of america. he came in, you know, with very lofty goals and saying that he was going to do all these things. he hasn't done any of them. the economy is in worse shape, the unemployment rate is in worse shape. national securitywise we're much more vulnerable. things are falling apart around the world in very key areas of the world, particularly
NBC
Sep 27, 2012 7:00am EDT
prostitution. definitely not a win for the prosecution. >> criminal defense attorney alison triessl said that the case came down to one piece of crucial evidence, her alleged client list. otherwise known as the little black book. >> it seemed that the big win for the prosecution was this black book that was talked about, possibly involving names of politicians and financiers. every high-powered new york people. but, at the end of the day, they never got their hands on that black book. >> but she's not out of the woods yet. she warned gristina she could face deportation. >> she's worried about being deported. let's face it, she has a green card, she's been here 27 years. she'll take whatever legal steps needed to avoid that. >> the judge in this case said yesterday that gristina will be sentenced november 20th. very interesting how this case has developed over time. >> absolutely. fascinating. >>> straight ahead -- behind the scenes of jessica biel's new romantic comedy, in a wedding dress before she says i do to justin timberlake. >>> then, i'm on the "csi" set with ted danson. >>> plus,
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Oct 2, 2012 7:00am PDT
right, and then he can put the president on the defensive a few times, he'll gain. >> last thing on this. what do you think of the expectations games going on where each candidate is trying to outdo each other complimenting the other's debasing prowess? >> it's like a football game. you know those people, you know. it's play it down, tamp it down. it's all a game. >> let's talk about the book, "killing knennedy." how do you feel about president kennedy and did that change? >> you know, kennedy died i was 13 and i opened the book where i was, i was at high school out on long island and came over the loud speaker and everybody alive then knows where they were. but people don't know whoion kennedy was. and that's number one. after reading "killing kennedy" you'll know both good and bad. we don't hold back. you'll know everything. two, they don't know how he was killed. and we got access to the fbi agent who was assigned to marina oswald. we know everything he did. this is all new information. i think people are going to be stunned when they read it. it snaps your head back. >> you don't get
NBC
Sep 28, 2012 7:00am EDT
vilified ref is telling "inside edition." >> your son blew that call. what do you say in his defense? >> there is a man with a rocket launcher on the corner. >> terror hoax outrage. the teen who dressed like a terrorist with a fake rocket launcher. >> then she was picked on for her big ears. she was mocked for the mole on her face. >> people tease me. >> bullied kids. >> ready to go? >> going under the knife just to feel good about themselves. the life changing surgery. >>> hello, everybody. thank you for joining us. singer katie perry got some shocking news today. her former boyfriend is dead. he killed himself after murdering his land lady and her cat. jim moret has more on the tragedy and look at how katie is handling the news. >>> reporter: katie perry's ex-boyfriend savagely murdered his land lady and killed himself. 28-year-old actor johnny lewis beat the elderly woman to death in her home in los angeles during a drug fueled rampage. this is the house in the upscale neighborhood where the bizarre murder/suicide occurred. police say katie perry's ex-boyfriend showed super human
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Sep 28, 2012 7:00am EDT
of devastating job losses if leemg defense spending cuts go through. >> the impact will be immediate and significant right here in virginia. 136,000 jobs will be lost in virginia as a result of this move. >> reporter: with less than 40 days to go, both men are speaking directly to voters. the president's team releasing this new ad that feels like a campaign closing argument. >> with you if i can sit down with you, in your living room or around the kitchen table, here's what i'd say. >> reporter: voters are now weighing in with more than half the country, 30 states in all, already having started to cast their ballot. and you really can't overestimate the importance of early voting this go-round. in 2008 it was nearly a third of all voters, savannah, that cast their ballots before election day. this year that number is expected to rise to as much as 40%, and today when michelle obama goes out to the university of northern iowa, she will be giving a speech, but it's not just a speech, she is also be asking the supporters there to cast their votes nearly on the spot. there's a polling pl
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Sep 28, 2012 4:00am EDT
yesterday, secretary of defense leon panetta says there's no doubt the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi was the act of terrorists. >> the reason i think pretty clearly it was a prift attack, is because a group of terrorists obviously conducted that attack on the consulate. and against our individuals. what terrorists were involved i think still remains to be determined by the investigation. >> originally the administration said the attack was lmpged to protests over an anti-islam movie that escalated. u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three others were killed. >>> the man who produced that movie is behind bars this morning. nakoula basseley nakoula will remain in custody until another hearing is scheduled. his movie sparked protests across the middle east. today in pakistan, more demonstrations are expected. security has been heightened around government buildings and diplomatic quarters. >>> four people were killed when a gunman opened fire at a sign-making business. the gunman then took his own life. that gunfire was first reported late yesterday afternoon. police swarmed
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Sep 27, 2012 4:00am PDT
challenge to the defense of marriage act which bars the federal government from recognizing same-sex unions. 83-year-old edith windsor filed a lawsuit over a $363,000 federal tax bill she received after the woman she married died in 2009. windsor would have been exempt from the taxes if she had been married to a man. >>> nasa will hold a conference call to present findings from the curiosity rover's mission to mars' gail crater. >>> and happy birthday to actress gwyneth paltrow. she turns 40 years old today. >>> all day long, you can stay on top of the very latest developments in those stories and others as they break on msnbc. and tonight be sure to watch brian williams with "nbc nightly news." >>> and, finally, here's a look at what's coming up later this morning on the "today" show. meet a man who's become an internet sensation after posting a series of photo-shopped pictures of him and his daughter that he calls "world's best father." >>> and actress and former talk show host alana stewart shares stories from her new memoire "rear view mirror." >>> and now keep it on this channel
NBC
Oct 2, 2012 4:00am EDT
monday night spotlight, except the dallas cowboys offense was no match for the chicago defense. dallas quarterback tony romo threw five interceptions, two were returned for touchdowns. first in the second quarter on a pass intended for dez bryant. that's picked by charles tillma and returned for 6 and again in the third just after dallas forced a fumble, romo gives it back to lance briggs who returns it 74 yards for the touchdown. bears won it 34-18. on to baseball, the yankees crushed the red sox 10-2. four yankee homers including a two-run bomb by returning first baseman mark teixeira capped off a nine run second inning. with an orioles loss to the rays, the yanks took a one game lead in the a.l. east. >>> in kansas city detroit's miguel cabrera had four hits to help the tigers beat the royals 6-3 and claim the a.l. central title. >>> and, finally, that's the spirit, despite losing to the phil lease last night, the nationals still had reason to celebrate after a loss by the second place atlanta braves secured the club's first ever n.l. east crown. >>> coming up, who's hosting the osc
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Oct 4, 2012 4:00am PDT
families are secure in this country. >> reporter: president obama on defense, romney challenging his record, as both now wait to see if this exchange has any impact on voters. it had impact online. on twitter, the most tweeted event in u.s. political history. lynn? >> all right, tracie, thanks. well, post debate instant polls reveal that most voters believe mitt romney did better than president obama. a cnn orc poll finds that 67% of registered voters who watched the debate chose mr. romney as the winner while 25% picked mr. obama. a cbs news snap poll of uncommitted voters found that 46% identified mitt romney as the winner, while 22% said barack obama won. 32% declared the debate a tie. while the candidates tangled over taxes, bringing up countless statistics and figures of cuts or increases, nbc news' andrea mitchell looked into the truth behind the rhetoric of both candidates. >> let me repeat what i said. i'm not in favor of a $5 trillion tax cut. that's not my plan. my plan is not to put in place any tax cut that will add to the deficit. >> reporter: romney has proposed making
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Oct 1, 2012 4:00am PDT
individualized way that looks at the whole applicant. >> reporter: the defense of marriage act signed by president bill clinton is also facing numerous challenges. the law states that the federal government will only recognize traditional marriages, meaning no federal benefits even where same-sex marriage is legal. >> same-sex couples are denied hundreds of different rights and benefits that are provided to married different-sex couples under federal law. >> reporter: on the document as well, whether to curtail parts of the historic voting rights act of 1965. it mandates federal oversight for states with a history of voting discrimination when changing any rules for elections. challengers say the law is outdated and unnecessary. a big lineup of cases that could change the landscape of civil rights in america. francis coe, nbc news. >>> here is a look at other stories making news early today in america. in maine a group of strangers spring into action when an elderly woman drove her car into the portland harbor. the ban of good samaritans pulled the 84-year-old out of her car mo
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Sep 28, 2012 4:30am EDT
for the agreement with republicans to slash defense spending if there's no budget deal by january 1st. >> and the idea of cutting our military commitment by a trillion dollars over this decade is unthinkable and devastating. >> reporter: romney's polls in this battleground state look potentially devastating. he's trailing by 3 to 7 p ers percent. romney backers like dave milne are worried. >> he has to get a little more fire in the belly. >> reporter: more romney the businessman suggests soccer mom monica camera. >> he needs to bring up the economy. >> reporter: president obama was in virginia pushing an elitist image of romney in a tv ad to run here putting faces on the 47% of americans romney says he sees as dependent on government. >> i see hard working virginians, i see students trying to work their way through college. >> reporter: the president was with students who typically pay no income tax, like many soldiers. >> and a see a whole bunch of veterans who have served this country with bravery and distinction. >> reporter: amid the cheering veterans at the romney rally was d
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Sep 28, 2012 4:00am PDT
decades the ravens have had one of the best defenses in the league and here is why. kerry williams picked off brandon weeden 63 yards the other way. baltimore went on to win it 23-16. >>> doesn't look good for the nhl. the players have been locked out for 13 days, and yesterday the league canceled the entire preseason. there is a glimmer of hope. the two sides will meet today in new york. t white sox are in the middle of a late september collapse. longoria belted one, the rays won it 3-2. chicago's loss is detroit's gain. the tigers are up two games in the central. jumped to a 4-0 lead against the royals. doug fister struck out a nine straight. tigers held on to win it 5-4. >>> finally the mets r.a. dickey picked up his 20th win of the year. travis schneider scaled the fence like spiderman and made the grab. that's not only the catch of the day, that is the catch of the year. that's your early look at sports on "early today." have a great weekend. i'm fred roggin. >>> a reality star defended the nail polish that costs more than some homes. your early morning entertainment headlines
NBC
Oct 4, 2012 5:00am EDT
accusing prosecutors of violating gag orders. the defense team says his updated mug shot was improperly leaked to the media. they also argue details of a notebook were also leaked. his defense team says government prosecutors deliberately leaked both of those items to the media. the judge presiding over the trial will hold a hearing about the possible leaks on october 11th. >>> a new york fall judge ruled iran, the taliban and al qaeda must pay a massive fine for their roles in the september 11 attacks. the judge says the $6 billion fine is mostly symbolic but will hopefully help provide relief for some of the victim's families. iran has repeatedly denied any connection to the attacks or al qaeda. >>> d.c. police need your help finding the guy who robbed a payless shoe store. take a look at this video. the man walk sbed into that sto gave the employee there a note and then pulled out a gun. the worker quickly started handing money over from the register. d.c. police offering a $10,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest and conviction. >>> another sexual assault in fairfax co
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Oct 4, 2012 4:30am EDT
. >> reporter: president obama on defense, romney challenging his record as both now wait to see if this exchange had any impact on voters. well, we already know it had impact online on twitter. the most tweeted event in u.s. political history. from denver, i'm tracy potts, back to you. >> tracy, thank you. both candidates will be back on the campaign trail today. president obama will stay in denver while mitt romney heads to virginia. and the latest nbc news "wall street journal" poll shows the race in the commonwealth tightening. the president leads his republican rival by 2%. that is within the margin of error. he led there by 4% last month. and in the race, it's even tighter in another battleground state, florida. president obama leads romney by 1%. >>> many virginians are keeping close tabs on this election, especially the ones entering the job market. hundreds of george mason university students watched, and said they were grading the candidates on what they had to say as well as how they said it. >> i'm not getting a sense of obama as the commander in cheesm. >> and romney? >
CSPAN
Sep 28, 2012 10:30pm EDT
defense protections and work- force training. for tickets, industry and government have worked together to protect the physical security of critical assets that reside in private hands. airports and seaports to national broadcast systems and nuclear power plants. there is no reason why we cannot work together in the same way to protect the cyber 62 systems of our core critical infrastructure upon which so much of our economic well-being, national security, and the lives depend. in the current landscape, we execute cybersecurity missions under an amalgam of existing statutory and executive authorities that need to be updated, clarified, and streamlined. the plain fact is we must address cyber security now, not years from now, and dhs is committed to working with all affected parties to move forward quickly on this issue. in the meantime we are moving forward on building our own world-class cybersecurity team and a strong dependable work force pipeline for the future. where making investments in the cyber workforce to growing our national division by more than 600% over the last
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Oct 1, 2012 4:30am PDT
individualized way that looks at the whole applicant. >> reporter: the defense of marriage act signed by president bill clinton is also facing numerous challenges. the law states that the federal government will only recognize traditional marriages, meaning no federal benefits action even where same-sex marriage is legal. >> same-sex couples are denied hundreds of different rights and benefits that are provided to married different sex couples under federal law. >> reporter: on the docket as well, whether to curtail parts of the historic voting rights act of 1965. it mandates federal oversight for states with a history of voting discrimination when changing any rules for elections. challengers say the law is outdated and unnecessary. a big lineup of cases that could change the landscape of civil rights in america. frances coe, nbc news. >>> a little more than a month away from decision 2012 and this week the presidential debates begin. president obama and mitt romney both preparing for their first debate in denver wednesday night. republicans are calling for more pressure on the presiden
CSPAN
Sep 28, 2012 6:00am EDT
fact, probably the department of defense should plan on moving its operations entirely to memphis to move everything out of memphis which we can get at a financially successful manner, and efficient manner. but we don't want have our buildings limited so we can't house them when they come there, and i know they are all coming. >> we are saying the same thing. it's finding the right balance. >> there will be opportunities for comment, and analysis based on cost as will? >> we are looking carefully at it. we will get back to you with which the process going forward. >> thank you for all of your work, and i yield back the balance of my time. >> thank you. >> thank you, mr. chair. how about if we pulled some positive genes? can you tell me some of the positive things about nextgen if it would go right now? >> yes, sir. i think we can point to the fact that with congressional urging and reports from both us and the ig we are now beginning to see some goals and metrics for nextgen and the congress can better monitor progress and we can monitor progress as well. i think some of the other pa
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Sep 28, 2012 8:00pm EDT
forward and made the sacrifices for us. my concern when it comes to defense is we're headed to a fiscal cliff. we're looking at sequestration. we're looking at $500 billion in cuts to the department of defense. with sequestration, if that happens, that is another $500 billion. we're looking at the smallest army since 1950, the smallest air force ever. that cannot happen. we need to make a commitment to our military. when you have the director of the department of defense, the secretary, saying this is a bullet to the head, this is devastating, he will take whatever he can get. we're at a fiscal cliff, and these cuts to our defense are at the forefront of it. >> your balanced budget amendment will take the sequester and multiply it by at least seven. the cuts that would be imposed -- hearing slogans in support of the veterans, but the amendment will not support it. neither presidential candidate -- 80% have never served in the military, and when it comes to the time when they come home, it matters. >> i thank you for your service to our country. but i believe everyone would make a sound
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Oct 1, 2012 6:00am PDT
the obama administration but is urging congress to do away with the defense of marriage act which bars the government from giving federal benefits to married same-sex couples. >>> decision 2012. just a little more than a month away, and this week the presidential debates begin. president obama and mitt romney both preparing for their first debate in denver wednesday night. both sides already planning their post bedadebate rallies. coming up at 6:50, a live report from capitol hill with a look at why both sides are downplaying expectations while at the same time pressuring one another on foreign policy. >>> all right. let's check in welcome back weather right now. this story here has come up a little bit short so i think we need to change here. >> certainly not the forecast. >> no, the forecast smoking hot. christina loren, you're halving. >> i'd like to give it back to mother nature. as we head throughout the afternoon, it is going to be a scorcher. in fact what's bizarre is that this is actually the second monday of fall and we're talking about the potential for the hottest day o
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Sep 28, 2012 5:00am PDT
francisco to file suit against the secretary of defense. >>> also the new law that protects state college students from surprise tuition hikes. [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents on their own are wonderful ...but add some ham and cheese ...roll them up in some crescent dough and tada, thursday is now... a ham & cheese crescent roll-up wonder pillsbury crescents, let the making begin. that's been wrapped in a flaky crust stuffed with a gooey center toasted up all golden brown then given a delicious design? a toaster strudel. pillsbury toaster strudel. so delicious...so fun. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah, blah, blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no, we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver. only from at&t u-verse. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. rethink possible. >>>
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Oct 2, 2012 11:00pm EDT
on all the athletes of team gb. [applause] why would a party that claims to be less defensive turn the back on the redistribution that solidarity the common bonds of the united kingdom. friends, it is up to us, it is up to us, we the labour party must be the people who fight, defend and win the battle of the unit united kingdom. [applause] [applause] and after the united kingdom i.t., there no more important area of the common life than the national -- [inaudible] [applause] the national health service. the magic of the national health service for me, that you don't leave your credit card at the door. the national health service based on a whole different set of values. a whole different set of values that the people of britain love. not to market, money, and exchange. not value to competition, care, and corporation that is why the british people love the national health service. i'm afraid they have shown in government as something they just don't understand. remember before the last election, remember those air brush poster, to protect the nhs with the picture of david cameron. r
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Sep 30, 2012 9:00am EDT
. >> exactly right. bob gates, the former defense secretary, he said temperament. there's such a thing as presidential temperament. you can smell it. you can feel it. it's there. and some people have it. some people don't. >> schieffer: considering the importance we place on them, it's hard to believe that presidential debates are fairly new to american politics. >> the candidates need to no introduction. the republican candidate vice president richard m. nixon and the democratic candidate senator john f. kennedy >> reporter: they began just 52 years ago on september 26, 1960. >> i think mr. nixon is an effective leader of his party. i hope he would grant me the same >> schieffer: some people who listened to it on the radio thought that nixon won but it was generally conceded that people who watched it on television were pretty convinced that jack kennedy won >> absolutely. what you say is important. but what you look like can be also as important >> mr. nixon, would you like to comment on that statement >> i have no comment and in nixon's case, he percent spired. he had the auda
NBC
Sep 26, 2012 6:00am PDT
officials including the defense and interior ministers. >>> a riran in the internationa spotlight at the united nations. iranian president ahmadinejad is going to address the general assembly. he will reportedly call for a new world order where the u.s. and other leading powers have a smaller role. he's also expected to talk about his country's nuclear program. ahmadinejad said it's being used for peaceful purposes but israeli leaders fear iran is building weapons of mass destruction. they're calling for delegates to boycott the speech. >>> moving to decision 2012. president obama fresh off a major speech at the u.n. today, it's back to the campaign trail. both the president and anytime romney in ohio stood. a key swing state. the latest poll showing president obama with an eight-point lead. he's releasing another ad today slamming romney over dismissing the 47% of americans who he says don't pay taxes. romney, meantime, is focused on job creation and of course the economy. >> for anybody who thinks that raising taxes will help grow the economy. no, his plan is to continu what he has don
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country. >> reporter: president obama on defense, romney challenging his record as both now wait to see if this exchange had any impact on voters. but we already know it had some impact online. on twitter this was the most tweeted event in u.s. political history. we are live from denver this morning. i'm tracie potts. back to you. >> okay, thanks so much. >>> well, president obama and mitt romney will not meet again until october 16th. >> here to help sort things out, santa clara university -- political science professor jim cottrell joins us. thanks for getting up early with us. jim, a lot going on last night. romney was the aggressor, president obama doing a little rope-a-dope there. in your mind what kind of grade would you give these candidates. >> i'd have to say romney probably felt like he earned an "a." he seemed confident and assertive. one of the key things is he wanted to reassure voters he understood their problems and he from the outset from his initial statement, i think he did a pretty good job of suggesting that. he cared about jobs and the economy and probably passe
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Oct 1, 2012 10:00am EDT
. seeing the same thing in this area. a footnote, this might be a pyrrhic victory for the defense if they win because even if they win with the summers issue, the government can still argue that it was a legitimate, they had a reasonable suspicion, and, therefore the evidence obtained could still be admissible. i was asked to talk about another case which is a case -- >> why don't you take a minute and a half? >> maryland vs. king, and the question is here to the liberty of the state and federal laws that allow for the collection of swabs of cells from the insides of mouths of people who have been arrested. there as 27 states who have laws allow officers to swab the inside of any mouth of anybody arrested, and that gets put into the system who helps to identify the person, but also connect them to other crimes. in this case in maryland, king was arrested for burglary, swabbed, it comes back with a hit for a case involving rape. the court of appeals ultimately found it should have been suppressed, thereby invalidating the law in maryland which is the law in 26 other states allowing th
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Oct 1, 2012 11:00pm EDT
and even issues like the defense budget? and that's why issues like that and the onces we don't know about that make me wary of all these straight line projections we're make in the future based on what things look like right now. >> anyone want to address the point? >> which point? >> the point about . >> pick on any of the points. i meant the point about iran and the likely hood we would enter in to military action there regardless of who wins. [inaudible] >> question from the audience? >> yes, sir. front row. >> microphone approaching you from the left. governor romney said he wants to create 12 million jobs during his term, that's 250,000 jobs a month. in the past, the u.s. has always been an exporter. and that was what created jobs. how do you see his promise of creating 12 million jobs in four years? >> unlikely. [laughter] >> okay. that's one view. anybody want to elaborate on that? >> look, i think we are in a completely different, you know, job market. we're about -- a few weeks during the convention which is bill clinton lineback in 1990 if you work hard and play by the rul
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Sep 26, 2012 7:30am EDT
northern virginia. virginia technology and defense jobs, and using them as pawns demand higher taxes, higher taxes for a budge deal. now, these are tough times, but out of this adversity, we can create a more confident, caring and prosperous america, and that's the positive agenda i look forward to discussing today, and the test is which approach is best for job creating virginia businesses. >> moderator: governors, thanks to both of you. i want to begin by talking about the role of government in virginia and the country. this is a high-profile senate race for the nation, certainly very important further commonwealth, and it's also occurring in the shadow of the presidential debate. i'd like to ask you about the 47% that we heard about this week. governor romney, in some remarks that were taped at a fundraiser earlier this year, talked about how there's 47% of the country that does not pay federal income tax. he said that they believe they are victims who believe the government has a responsibility to care for them, who believe they are entitled to health care, to food, to housing, y
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Sep 25, 2012 11:00pm EDT
an inalienable right to self-defense. you know, you have a right to concealed carry, a right to defend yourself and your family and gun ownership, the statistics are next, but gun ownership oftentimes deter crimes. so you know, a gun is a tool or an instrument, inanimate instrument to be used by people and can be used for good or bad and we need to protect our self defense. we need to protect our right to self-defense. >> jay nixon >> we have a long tradition of being outdoors, using guns in very sportsmanlike way. now governor when it comes time to do with these issues we've worked to make sure we expanded the rights of folks and kept the training that was out there their nature military folks had the opportunity kaman forstmann folks and others. we've made the necessary changes in those last to strengthen them, to allow more people to defend themselves. but ultimately this test or conservation heritage the state. as most everybody here knows, i've been involved in hunting and fishing outdoor activities my entire life and look forward to continuing that. september 1 of this ser
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Sep 27, 2012 4:30am PDT
-sex marriages now under attack today in new york. the defense of marriage act was passed by congress back in 1996 and it denied government benefits to same-sex couples. a federal appeals court is now set to hear arguments today challenging the constitutionality of that law. a ruling is not expected for several months. >>> an east bay schoolteacher remains in jail. he was arrested yesterday and held on $100,000 bail. he allegedly had an inappropriate relationship with a former student. they are also checking to see if there are any more victims. >>> there are big safety changes on the way for a san mateo school where a girl was abducted, but the school says the changes won't officially be in place until monday. a fencing company has visited the school to start fixing gates around campus. parents will have to wait off campus before picking up their children. on friday 25-year-old bradley morzak allegedly walked into the school and dragged a 9-year-old student out from a school bathroom. that girl says she was able to fight him off and ran back to campus for help. he is being held witho
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Sep 28, 2012 2:00pm EDT
must consider these cuts to our $70 billion green defense budget. and president obama is saying, it was working so well. and the submarine saying -- strike the solar panels. if you look closely, it is the u.s.s. inconvenient truth. this primary season was one of the most exciting, most interesting because they did not want mitt romney. they wanted santorum? really? so here is the elephant running away, and he is saying, "something like this could make a lesser fellow question his inevitability." and this is the front-runner. there is mitt. [laughter] steve day one of the most impassioned -- he is sort of right of center -- is that fair? he gave a great endorsement yesterday. a lot of people in the republican party really question the sky. he is in michigan. and he would start his speeches, it is good to be back in michigan. where all the trees are the same size. height. -- right height, i'm sorry. what? maybe he can explain that. >> it is a different kind of homey, though. [laughter] going back to obama's small businesses being crushed -- he is saying, you did not build that. and ob
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Oct 4, 2012 6:00am EDT
defense. romney challenging his record. both waiting to see if this had any impact on voters. it had impact on line. the most tweeted event in u.s. history. tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. >> which candidate scored the most points with viewers? you can check our smart phone app. you can follow along on wbaltv.com. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. will the presidential and vice- presidential debates have any impact on the way you vote next month? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> new details as police identify the officers involved in the death of a man while in their custody. jennifer franciotti has the story. >> we're learning more about the officers. police are releasing the names of the three suspended officers involved in the death of drug suspect anthony anderson. they are detectives gregg boyd, michael vodarick, and todd strohman. strohman is a decorated police officer. he was shot in november of 2010. sources say he had the most physical contact with anderson during that
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Sep 26, 2012 6:00am EDT
played a tough game against the patriots on sunday. they give up almost 400 yards on defense. keys preparation -- the key is preparation, said ed reed. >> just being in the right spot. >> ed pretty critical about what esau in seattle -- about what he seattle. seattaw in >> a man dies in police custody and his family wants answers. one teenager has a unique >> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 6:00 a.m. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. the revenue is expected to stick around for a few days -- the rain is expected to stick around for a few days? >> it cannot be a steady rain. a slight chance for a thunderstorm - -it will not be a steady rain. take an umbrella with you. >> new questions surrounding the death of the men while in police custody. >> jennifer franciotti has reaction from his family and why they are planning officers. >> that is right. 46-year-old anthony anderson died on friday after a confrontation with police. his f
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